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La Passion suspendue : Marguerite Duras

Journaliste à «la Stampa», Leopoldina Pallota della Torre rencontre Marguerite Duras en 1987. Il a fallu parlementer longtemps, dit-elle, pour convaincre la romancière, occupée à écrire le scénario de «l’Amant», de la recevoir dans son appartement de la rue Saint-Benoît. 1,951 more words

Français

Marguerite Duras' The Man Sitting in the Corridor


Marguerite Duras writes short, boundless stories. As in many of her stories, in The Man Sitting in the Corridor she starts tentatively, turning frequently to the future perfect to situate the past of her story in the future. 127 more words

Samuel Beckett

Le fond du trou

4:50 am.
thirty minutes to sunrise, you start a pot of coffee and wait.
In the darkness, past the computer screen you look,
For the day’s inspiration then, “ 67 more words

French

Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself...

Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day. – Marguerite Duras http://dlvr.it/KJPwD6

Marguerite Duras

No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or...

No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation. 7 more words

Marguerite Duras

The North China Lover-Marguerite Duras

A couple of years ago I read Marguerite Duras’ The War an unbelievably vivid account of France during WWII-her passage on her husband’s return from Buchenwald is one that I will never forget. 365 more words

My favourite books of 2015

It’s New Year’s Eve, so  it’s time to carry out my annual tradition of selecting 10 of my reading highlights from the past 12 months. 1,140 more words

Books Of The Year